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"renege" in British English

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renegeverb [I]

uk   /rɪˈneɪɡ/  us   /rɪˈneɪɡ/ formal
to fail to keep a promise or an agreement, etc.: If you renege on the deal now, I'll fight you in the courts.
(Definition of renege from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"renege" in American English

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renegeverb [I]

 us   /rɪˈnɪɡ, -ˈneɡ/
to not do what you previously agreed to do; to fail to keep a promise or agreement: He reneged on his offer.
(Definition of renege from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"renege" in Business English

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renegeverb [I]

uk   /rəˈneɪɡ/  us   /riˈneɡ/
to fail to keep a promise or an agreement, etc.: Once the highest bid is accepted, a seller can be sued for breach of contract if they renege.renege on an agreement/a deal/a promise The retailer claimed that the cosmetics company reneged on a deal to produce a range of beauty products for them.
(Definition of renege from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “renege”
in Chinese (Simplified) 违背(诺言), 违约, 背信…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違背(諾言), 違約, 背信…
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